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Glen Onoko Guesthouse, located near the Lehigh Gorge State Park

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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Our Guesthouse is part of Jim Thorpe's history - housed in an old soda fountain store that dates to 1874, our historic home allows guests to enjoy the old world architecture that continues to define the town of Jim Thorpe. The building renovations have retained late-19th-century design details and gives guests an opportunity to admire architectural history, inside and out, with the original storefront and display windows still intact. The home has been meticulously maintained while thoughtfully updated for modern living. The building also houses 600 sq. ft. of cafe space currently open only for private events. ** If you are looking for some more space, check out the ground floor studio in the same building. Also, you can inquire in a personal note, to rent the cafe space for a gatherin... Our Guesthouse is part of Jim Thorpe's history - housed in an old soda fountain store that dates to 1874, our historic home allows guests to enjoy the old world architecture that continues to define the town of Jim Thorpe. The building renovations have retained late-19th-century design details and gives guests an opportunity to admire architectural history, inside and out, with the original storefront and display windows still intact. The home has been meticulously maintained while thoughtfully updated for modern living. The building also houses 600 sq. ft. of cafe space currently open only for private events. ** If you are looking for some more space, check out the ground floor studio in the same building. Also, you can inquire in a personal note, to rent the cafe space for a gathering of family and friends. See the listing - Glen Onoko Getaway #9134425 The beauty of this region has beckoned travelers for almost two centuries, and was second only to Niagara Falls! Located in the middle of town, the Glen Onoko Guesthouse is named for the famous Glen Onoko Falls Trail, which is known for the amazing hiking featuring multiple waterfalls and biking activities at the Glen Onoko Access of Lehigh Gorge State Park Glen Onoko Falls. Our home is an excellent base for exploring some of the town's top attractions, and is a great family getaway with the grocery store, pizza shops, ice cream, breakfast eateries just blocks away. The Space Built in 1874, this historic home became known as the Mrs. Annie Martz Building, who resided and had an ice cream soda shop here.Over the years, the building has served in a variety of uses. The living room features an impossible to miss carved wood pillars and the original wood staircase. The clean, updated kitchen with ceramic sink is fully equipped with coffee, tea, creamer, foil, plastic wrap , cooking oils and spray. Great for couples or families, the Guesthouse fits everyone comfortably with three bedrooms dressed with designer sheets, quilts and comforters. The bedroom on the second floor has a King bed. The third floor front bedroom has an upholstered Queen bed with 3 sunshine - filled windows. In the back bedroom, a Queen upholstered bed with mountain views. The nearby bathroom features a cast iron bathtub/shower along with a generous amount of towels. There is a dressing room for stowing luggage, and a fold down futon located in an alcove. There is a sofa bed that can be made into a very firm Queen size bed. There is a half bath located on the second floor. For your entertainment needs, we've also provided you with a vintage AM/FM radio and a board games in the living room. Guest Access Guests have exclusive access to the two floors of the townhouse just as the shopkeepers did, who lived above the business. You may also access the private courtyard with a shrubbery border and use of the BBQ grill. The entrance is at the back of the building and on-site parking that makes unpacking easy. The first floor is a laundry room that leads to the upper two levels of the townhouse. Keyless entry will allow you to access the inside of the building; then a key is provided to the apartment door. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 81-2796149More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Housekeeping Included
Dryer
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Freezer
Private Garden
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Toaster
Patio
Deck
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

We rented the commercial space on the first floor of this Guesthouse. It was a great space to have our family reunion with 30 guests. We catered the dinner from Macaluso's Restaurant in Nesquehoning and used the well functioning gas grill in the back yard....More

Date of stay: April 2017
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About the Owner
Dee F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:86%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2016
Interaction with guests
Since I live in Jim Thorpe, I am often able to personally greet my guests and provide a brief orientation as well as answer any additional questions about the surrounding area or townhouse. During your stay, I am available via phone, text, or messaging. After your visit, please be sure to confirm your departure with me so that I may begin readying the townhouse for future guests to enjoy.
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in a central location, this guesthouse is an excellent base for exploring some of the town's top attractions including the Asa Packer Mansion, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, the Old Jail, the Scenic Railway, and the Jim Thorpe Memorial. Eclectic shops, museums, the Mauch Chunk Opera House, Penn's Peak are all within minutes from the property. The area has an array of restaurants, a vinyl record store, bars and bike shops. Union Public House, the local dive bar, is close by and offers Sunday brunch. Walk next door to the town's full service Salon and Spa. Walk to Tommy's Steak and Subs - where the locals go! The East Mauch Chunk Eatery is a few blocks away for breakfast, a local dive bar, Ice Cream, grocery market is nearby.
Getting around
You will enjoy the proximity to the Lehigh Gorge State Park to hike the Glen Onoko Falls Trail. Pedal the 25 miles of the D & L Trail along the Lehigh River and to enjoy the natural beauty and geology of the area. Head out to Mauch Chunk Lake Park - just 3 miles west of the downtown - and rent a kayak, paddle board or small motor boat. Hickory Run State park with Boulder Feild, Hawk Falls Trail for outdoor adventure. Close to several whitewater providers.
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